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Peeved At Parks Free Access

CB14, NYC Parks at odds over FEMA surplus

The city's plans for surplus funds, leftover from the reconstruction of the Rockaway boardwalk, have members of Community Board 14 up in arms. More...

Pheffer Amato Meets With Shalom Task Force

Assemblywoman Stacey Pheffer Amato and her staff recently met with board members of the Shalom Task Force to talk about their priorities, goals and accomplishments  More...

QBC 2017 Free Access

Hundreds Flock To Mets Fan Fest

As spring training rapidly approaches, hundreds of jubilant Mets fans flocked from all over the greater Metropolitan area on Jan. 27 to Katch Astoria for the annual Queens Baseball Convention (QBC). More...

Entertainment/Lifestyles

The Hero of Rockaway

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A new hero emerges in the premiere of Fox’s ‘24: Legacy’

One of the most exciting television series in history is about to reboot, and millions of TV viewers eagerly await the premiere. More...

Columnists

Beachcomber

The 100th Precinct Community Council’s next meeting will take place on Wed., Feb. 15 at 7:30 p.m. at the Knights of Columbus Hall, 333 Beach 90th St.   More...

Simon Says

We remembered the 21st anniversary of the death of my mom, Jennie Simon, on Jan. 31, 1996.  More...

An Intern’s Take

So, the executive orders have begun.  I don’t know what to say. We have a ban on Muslim countries and the beginnings of the wall. More...

Letters

Pandora’s Box

Dear Editor: Don’t get excited, Donald, Pandora’s Box is not up for grabs. What the myth does is it illustrates why your eight country immigration ban, even those victims of religious persecution, may not be in your personal best interest. More...

SBS Stymies Traffic

Dear Editor:  Two letters in your Nov. 26 issue [Stop the Bus (SBS) and Park That Idea] hit the nail on the head. I only disagree with the final sentence from one of the letters that suggests SBS on Queens Boulevard. More...

No Respect For Trump

Dear Editor: This is in response to the writer (Letters, “One Nation”) who said "we should respect Trump and give him a chance." I will give Trump the same respect the Republicans gave President Barack Obama: None. More...

Weekender

Who’s Playing

Who’s Playing is The Wave’s weekly lineup of local art and entertainment premiering across the peninsula. Each week, we’ll take a look at some of the live music and performers in Rockaway, Breezy Point and Broad Channel. More...

Soldier X At Brooklyn College

Don’t miss Brooklyn College’s first production of the spring 2017 season.  Playwright Rehana Lew Mirza examines what happens when modern-day culture collides with long-held institutional beliefs in her latest work, Soldier X.  More...

‘Saving Jamaica Bay’ To Make TV Debut Free Access

Award-Winning Documentary Will Be On PBS On Feb. 18

“Saving Jamaica Bay,” narrated by Susan Sarandon, focuses on one community’s decades-long fight to clean up a notorious environmental dumping ground. It will make its television debut on Saturday, Feb. 18 at 1 p.m. on THIRTEEN. More...

Community

Bringing Back Beach Block Gardens In Rockaway Park

Prior to Hurricane Sandy, the beach blocks in Rockaway Park possessed an extra layer of character – Beach Block Gardens. More...

PS/MS 183Q Free TASC/GED Program Needs Students

Principal Jessica Romero of PS/MS 183Q has continued to offer the Adult and Continuing Education TASC/GED day program for FREE. This program has been in this school for 10 years, and the opportunity to further the education of adults may be ending. More...

After Willie Wonka Finale, Cast Celebrates

Memo from the RTC

The finale of Willy Wonka at the RTC on Sunday was bittersweet for kids, parents and the RTC staff who had been working together since September to put together the show. More...

School News

Coat Give-Away at PS/MS 183Q

New York Cares Helped Celebrate MLK Day

On Jan. 14, PS/MS 183 Principal Jessica Romero invited parents to attend a workshop where they could learn about the grading policy for students.  More...

Marches and Rallies and Protests, Oh My!

School Scope

In last week’s column I talked about my ambiguity over marches and rallies and protests unless there is some sense of organizing behind them that leads to civic action that will force political change.  More...

Business News

Housing Market Update

Real Estate Updates

Thirty-year fixed rate mortgages have risen to 4.22 percent approximately as of this writing (Jan. 30) for people with the best credit. This costs $490/100k/month. More...

Credit Score and Mortgage Qualifications

REAL ESTATE CORNER

The credit score is a key factor in obtaining a mortgage. People with higher scores have an easier time getting approved, and can sometimes obtain a lower rate. Generally, scores of 740 or better are recommended for obtaining the best mortgage rate. More...

Sports

BCAC Shamrocks Football Awards

The Broad Channel Athletic Club Shamrocks Football program celebrated their 2016 season at Russo’s on the Bay for a second straight year. More...

Editorial/Opinion

It’s Not Us, It’s You Free Access

Let’s play a game, can you guess whose quote this is? “The facts are not being represented fairly by the media... More...

Political Cartoon

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Obits

David A. Bostick Jr.

David A. Bostick Jr. died on Jan. 10.  A Far Rockaway resident for more than 30 years, Bostick Jr. was affectionately known as “Dee” or “Dollar.  The son of Tanya and David A. Bostick Sr, Bostick Jr. More...

Elaine E. Frazier

Elaine E. Frazier died on Jan. 20. She was a Rockaway resident for more than 60 years and worked at the Promenade Nursing Home as a nurse’s aide for 21 years. More...

Joyce Evelyn Houck

Joyce Evelyn Houck died Jan. 28. She was a lifelong Far Rockaway resident and homemaker. More...


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